Posted by **JOE** on Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 1:45pm.

Suppose that you have a supply of a 25% solution of alcohol and a 75% solution of alcohol. How many quarts of each should be mixed to produce 100 quarts that is 30% alcohol?

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 2:46pm
.25x+.75(100-x)=.30(100)

solve for x

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 3:12pm
I solved for x which is 90. what do I do next ?

thanks for your help

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 3:40pm
x=how many quart of 25% solution of alcohol

100-x=the reminder of quart; or how many quart of 75% solution of alcohol

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, September 11, 2010 at 3:44pm
thanks

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